THE FIRST FEMALE FLIGHT ATTENDANT ~

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Ellen Church
(September 22, 1904 – August 22, 1965)

The first female flight attendant was a 25-year-old registered nurse from Iowa 
Cresco, the manager of the San Francisco  office Boing Air Transport, would
not hire her as a pilot, but did pass along her suggestion to put nurses on
board airplanes to help calm those with the fear of flying. Church was hired
in 1930 as head stewardess, and recruited seven others for a three-month
trial period.The job was one of only a few in the 1930s to permit women,

airline attemdants

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